Hout Bay Backpackers

Found on the verdant slopes of the Hout Bay Valley, Hout Bay Backpackers is a peaceful lodge catering to guests looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation. A perfect spot from which to begin your Cape Town adventure, look no further than this hideaway on the Atlantic Seaboard.

Activities in Hout Bay range from surfing, fishing, diving, kayaking, sailing and hiking. Known locally to surfers as Dungeons”,it is one of 16 big wave spots in the world. Whilst the city centre is a scenic 20-minute drive along the coast, a quick trip will take you to Llandudno Beach. A favourite hangout for surfers, locals and tourists, its silver sands and enticing blue waters are an irresistible delight. Further on, you will hit the premium Blue Flag beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay.

Both Dorms and Private Rooms are available at Hout Bay Backpackers. Relax in the communal lounge with satellite TV and prepare food in the kitchen. All Private Rooms have en suite bathrooms with some containing shared balconies.


  • Big wave surf spot
  • Diving, kayaking, sailing and hiking
  • Township tour of Imizamo Yethu
  • Close to Blue Flag beaches like Clifton and Camps Bay
  • Amenities include Private Rooms, two 4-bedroom Dorms and two 6-bedroom Dorms, communal lounge and kitchen


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